Shop Talk

Shop Talk: Beccy Ridsdel

We talk to ceramicist Beccy Ridsdel about the business behind her practice and discover that, like many makers, she worries that by selling her ceramics it…

Shop Talk: Tanith Rouse

Tanith Rouse is jeweller living in Hereford. We talk to her about how her business has developed, her thoughts on social media, and pick up some tips on making the most of the Christmas selling period…

handmade bread boards, wooden chopping boards

Shop Talk : Tom Provost

We talk shop with furniture maker Tom Provost, whose business comprises larger projects made to commission supported by a range of smaller stock pieces which he sells through his Folksy shop…

handmade messenger bag kids, uk, beledien, melanie commins, khaki green, yellow buttons

Shop Talk: Beledien

Melanie Commin’s Folksy shop Beledien Handmade is chock-full of fabric goodness. We go behind her shop front to find out how she has grown her business

jessica catherine interview, lace plate,

Shop Talk: Jessica Catherine

Shop Talk: Jessica Catherine Ceramics In this week’s Shop Talk, we talk to self-taught British potter Jessica Catherine and discover how her shop has grown from a “curious experiment” into…